Ile-de-France Hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Paris

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Amiens Cathedral 1h30 by train
Bourges Cathedral 2h by train
Champagne 45min by TGV to Reims
Chartres Cathedral 1h45 by metro and train
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay 1h Montbard + 5km walk
Fontainebleau 1h by train
Le Havre 2.5-3h by train
Loire Valley Orleans / Tours
Paris, Banks of the Seine
Provins 1.5h by train
Reims 45min by TGV to Reims
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Tour St. Jacques lies in Paris city center
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier Villa Savoye, Villa La Roche, Immeuble Molitor
Versailles 15-30min by train

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


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